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An established Not-For-Profit organization in New York City seeks a Development Director to provide strategic leadership of its fundraising and development function.  As a member of the senior management team, the Development Director will report to the Executive Director. S/He will design a strategic plan and incorporate the use of technology and social media strategies in research and solicitation. 

The Development Director responsibilities will include the Annual Report, individual and major giving, corporate sponsorships, online giving, capital campaign, board collaboration, foundation grants, research, prospect identification, cultivation, grant and proposal development, donor recognition and stewardship. 

S/He will set the strategic vision and manage the day-to-day operation of the Development function.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  •  Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree a plus
  • 10 plus years of progressive development and management experience;
  •  Proven success in the designing and implementation of comprehensive strategic plans;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet fundraising goals and work effectively with donors of all levels, from prospect solicitation through cultivation and closing of gifts;   
  • Strong data, problem solving and analytical skills   
  • Familiarity with the NYC philanthropic community      
  • Highly developed skills to communicate the organization’s mission, interest and outcomes and make compelling cases to support to individual donors and institutional funders including foundations and corporations        
  • Proven success in building relationships with Board Members, Staff, and Community Leaders      
  • Strong organizational and managerial leadership skills      
  • Highly developed writing and presentation skills and ability to motivate and lead people and to work collaboratively        
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including effective presentation skills and demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and persuasively;        
  • Familiarity with the use of platforms and related strategies for fundraising such as online giving and social media.        
  • Working knowledge of how to utilize donor data to maximize fundraising and expertise in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or similar programs required; Proficiency in fundraising software is a plus.


The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.  Please submit a brief cover letter and resume as attachments via email to


All inquiries or referrals will be held in strict confidence.

An established Not-For-Profit organization in New York City seeks a Development Director to provide strategic leadership of its fundraising and development function.  As a member of the senior management team, the Development Director…

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